Committee on Rules and Judiciary

Janelle K. Sarauw

Chair

Novelle E. Francis Jr.

Vice Chair

Alicia V. Barnes

Kenneth L. Gittens

Myron D. Jackson

Steven D. Payne Sr.

Javan E. James, Sr.

The jurisdiction of the Committee on Rules and the Judiciary

encompasses and the Committee shall:


(1) have jurisdiction over all boards and commissions not specifically provided by these Rules to be delegated to another committee and make specific findings and recommendations to the appropriate authority for final action;


(2) receive, consider and make recommendations on all appropriation bills for the expenses of the Legislature;


(3) receive, consider, and make recommendations before reporting out for placement on the Floor agenda all bills favorably considered and reported out by other committees, including those bills reported to the Floor agenda under closed rule;


(4) receive, consider, and make recommendations on nominations for offices that are made by the Governor and require confirmation by the Legislature;


(5) receive and consider bills related to family law, estate law, probate business and corporation law, administration of the territorial court system and administration of the election system; and


(6) receive, consider and make recommendations on bills relating to any other board, commission or agency whose operation or nature of business is relevant to the operation of the Committee on Rules and the Judiciary.

(b) The Committee on Rules and the Judiciary is entitled to meet on every 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month or at the discretion of the Chair.


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